# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Career Investigations Task 236904397

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the privacy issues related to online communication media.


Description should include privacy issues surrounding personal or work-related use of
  • social networking sites
  • email (understanding the difference between personal and work-related use; the need for establishing a professional email address)
  • texting/online chats
  • virtual meeting applications
  • voicemail and the need to establish a professional voicemail greeting
  • search engines
  • passwords.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why should you protect your privacy?
  • What expectations might your employer have regarding your conduct, even in your private life?
  • What practices help to protect your online privacy?
  • Why does deleting information online not necessarily permanently delete it everywhere?
  • Why should you keep a personal email account separate from a work email account?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will demonstrate personal character traits that facilitate thoughtful and effective participation in civic life by

  1. practicing trustworthiness and honesty;
  2. practicing courtesy and respect for the rights of others;
  3. practicing responsibility, accountability, and self-reliance;
  4. practicing respect for the law;
  5. practicing patriotism;
  6. practicing thoughtful decision making; and
  7. practicing service to the school and/or local community.